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Old Marco's controversial trees will be removed
Published 03/06/2014 at 10:27 a.m.
It took a plea to Marco Island's Beautification Advisory Board Tuesday to end a two-year controversy surrounding trees illegally planted on Bald Eagle Drive in Old Marco. With multiple photos, restaurateur Susan Ackerson showed the board that trees were p
Marco Island city manager hears from former police, fire and utilities employees
Published 02/27/2014 at 2:51 p.m.
Marco Island City Manager Roger Hernstadt is on a fact finding mission. On Feb. 11, he sent letters to public safety employees that left the city's employment between Jan. 6, 2011, and Jan. 14, 2014. Hernstadt asked them to share ...
Marco Island Planning Board opts for more time to consider Marco Island Marriott 2001 PUD amendments
Published 02/23/2014 at 1:13 p.m.
Before a standing-room-only crowd, Friday's Planning Board public hearing was the longest in recent memory. What started with hopes of resolving the question of amending Marco Island Marriott's 2001 PUD ended by moving any solution to March 21.
The mitigation season arrives 'like a lion' for Marco Island's Code Enforcement Board
Published 02/13/2014 at 10:22 a.m.
It's a time of change for Marco Island's Code Enforcement Board. For years, home values were underwater, depressed by the end of the housing bubble and recession. In addition, code violations abounded for failure to connect to the city's sewer ...
Goodland asks BCC to act as 'big brother' in securing Marco Island road repairs
Published 02/13/2014 at 9:40 a.m.
The Collier County Board of County Commissioners wants to know why the City of Marco Island has not repaired Goodland Road (CR 92A) after receiving $12 million from the county for road repairs. The question came before the board on ...
Marco Island's Sergeant Diaz named 'Officer of the Year' during chief's luncheon
Published 02/10/2014 at 9:11 a.m.
Police Sgt. Hector Diaz has received many distinctions during his 22 years in law enforcement. He has been awarded the Marco Island Police Department's life-saving medal more times than any other department member. On Thursday, the Marco Island Police Fou
Marco Island: Decade old site map of Rose Marina changes status of inland lot
Published 02/10/2014 at 9:01 a.m.
Discovery of a 10-year-old site plan may have ended controversy surrounding potential use of property at 950 Bald Eagle Drive. The lot, located across the street from Rose Marina, will be given marina status for development purposes even though it ...
Marco Island's new city manager makes debut at boat dedication, council meeting
Published 02/05/2014 at 2:04 p.m.
In his first full day on the job, Marco Island City Manager Roger Hernstadt took on a double header Monday.At 3 p.m., he joined ceremonies to dedicate the city's fire-rescue boat at the Marco Island Yacht Club. By 5:30 p.m., ...
Marco Island midtown plaza rezoning application goes to city staff
Published 02/03/2014 at 1:30 p.m.
An application to rezone Marco's Island Plaza retail shopping center and three other properties has been received by the city. A completed application is the first step toward approval. The project is located at the corner of Collier Boulevard and ...
Zoning code violations at Marco Island's Progressive Auto Car Condo nonexistent, investigation concludes
Published 01/28/2014 at 3:28 p.m.
Marco Island's Code Enforcement released findings Sunday on three zoning complaints at Progressive Auto's Car Condo, 720 Bald Eagle Drive. Joe Irvin, interim community affairs director, wrote on Jan. 13 that none of the complaints reflected code violation
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